pas de chat

noun \-ˈsha\
plural pas de chat \same\

Definition of PAS DE CHAT

:  a ballet leap from one foot to the other in which the feet are drawn up and the knees are bent so that the legs form a diamond

Origin of PAS DE CHAT

French, literally, cat's step
First Known Use: 1914


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